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Holiday pop-up bars around Indianapolis

Get in the holiday spirit with these over-the-top Christmas-themed pop-up bars.

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Tinseltown can be found in a hidden room inside Nevermore at Union Station.

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What’s better than a local bar? A local bar with a holiday-themed pop-up.

It’s the most wonderful time of the year + there are several over-the-top holiday bars that are popping up around the city.

Sippin’ Santa, Almost Famous, 721 Mass Ave.
From now until first week of January, Santa is hitting the beach at this tropical-themed holiday pop-up bar with tiki food and drink menus. The glassware is so cute you’ll want to take it home — and it’s for sale.

Tinseltown, Nevermore, 302 S. Meridian St.
Get in the holly jolly spirit with this Christmas-themed speakeasy. Entry is $15. Pro tip: This is for guests 21+, but there are non-alcoholic drinks available — just ask. This pop up is open weekdays 5:30-11 p.m. + Saturday-Sunday 11 a.m.-10:30 p.m.

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The cute tropical-themed glassware at this pop-up is available for purchase.

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A Proper Holiday Pop-up Bar, Proper Variety & Events, 614 Mass Ave.
Sip on delightful festive cocktails, immerse yourself in dazzling decorations, and let the holiday magic fill the air. All ages are welcome.

Salute to Santa, Hotel Tango Fletcher Place, 702 Virginia Ave.
Hotel Tango is making spirits bright with a festive holiday pop-up bar featuring limited-edition holiday craft cocktails, a crackling fireplace, cozy vibes, and camaraderie.

Whoville Hideaway at The HC, 9709 E. 116th St., Fishers
Check out the second floor patio of the restaurant complete with The Grinch-themed appetizers and drinks, larger-than-life decor, festive photo-ops, and signature moments from the fictional town. The pop-up is for 21+ guests on a first come, first served basis. It’s open Saturdays–Tuesdays⁠, 4 p.m. to close until Dec. 26 (closed Dec. 25).

Winzer’s Wonderland, Daniel’s Vineyard, 9061 N. 700 W., McCordsville
Get in the holiday spirit with holiday movies playing throughout the duration of the pop-up bar, themed photo-ops, games and activities. Pro tip: Friday + Saturday reservations are strictly 21+, but all Sunday dates and times are family-friendly.

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